Position Type: Full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
Categories: Human Resources
Bucknell University, a private, highly ranked, national liberal arts institution, is looking for an Executive Director of Benefits and Wellness to lead the University’s benefits, wellness and leave management programs including direct collaboration with external and internal partners for the University’s self-funded health insurance plans. Reporting to the Vice President for Human Resources and as a member of the HR leadership team, the Executive Director is responsible for strategic design, development and implementation of forward-thinking programs and services to support recruitment and retention of faculty and staff. This position manages key vendor and consulting partnerships in establishing, directing and achieving strategic benefits programs and is responsible for the oversight of the daily administration of a comprehensive set of benefit offerings.
The Executive Director is responsible for managing, collecting and analyzing survey data on benefits and wellness programs, and responding to internal and external requests for information on benefits and wellness, and maintains and provides key metrics and dashboards to inform decision-making for Human Resources. The Executive Director demonstrates a high level of professionalism and the skills needed to develop strong relationships at the University as well as with business partners; and the ability to analyze, balance, and plan for the benefits and wellness needs of the Bucknell community.
This position will be considered for scheduling flexibility to work in a hybrid capacity based on staffing and business needs.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Regular assessment of plan design, utilization, to ensure alignment with University mission and goals.
- Design, evaluate and modify benefit plans, plan documents and policies to ensure that programs are current, competitive and in compliance with legal requirements.
- Oversee administration, direction, and review of employee benefit programs which include: medical, retirement plans, dental, vision, life/accidental death & dismemberment, short term disability, long term disability, flexible spending, voluntary benefits, wellness program, tuition assistance and more.
- Oversee the preparation and compilation of plan documents, vendor contracts, agreements and all other documents required for the administration of benefits and wellness programs.
- Direct preparation and distribution of written communications to inform employees, retirees and cobra participants of benefits and personnel policies.
- Effectively utilizes metrics to assess, forecast, model, design, and develop total compensation programs.
- Manages the preparation and completion of key employee reports including Form 5500 and other internal/external compliance reports.
- Manage relationships with external consultants, brokers, vendors and plan providers.
- Oversee internal and external benefit plan audits.
- Direct and monitors the interface of all Human Resources and Finance Office processes in the functional areas of payroll, accounts receivable, and budgeting including benefit plan and other accounting reconciliations.
- Supervise the benefits and wellness team, and provide support for technical requirements and customer service programs in the benefits and wellness areas. Mentor, lead and develop staff. Partner in strategic organizational development conversations and decisions.
- Provide expert benefits and wellness support to all Human Resources staff, and recommend process improvements for the effective use of technology across these functional areas.
- Advise and consults with all areas on employment matters related to benefits and wellness, and provides appropriate data and training as necessary.
- Evaluate current programs to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and competitiveness with other organizations. Monitor federal and state laws and regulations relating to benefits programs, and maintain current information on all technical requirements for the delivery of effective benefits and wellness services.
- Ensure that the benefits programs and wellness initiatives support the diverse needs of faculty and staff, and the broader University diversity & inclusion goals.
- Actively contribute to Bucknell’s efforts to foster a diverse and inclusive campus community.
- Support and promote the University’s sustainability efforts to protect, maintain and increase the long-term viability and resilience of the University’s environmental, social and economic support systems.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
- Ten years of relevant and progressive experience in Human Resources including supervision of staff.
- Familiarity with benefits administration, compensation, and other human resource processes and functions
- Advanced computing skills, proficient use of desktop word processing, spreadsheet and presentation tools such as PowerPoint to effectively gather, interpret, organize, and present data and information.
- Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism and exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills as well as outstanding customer service and organizational skills.
- Extreme accuracy and attention to detail, the ability to handle confidential information, excellent communication and mathematical skills, the ability to multi-task effortlessly in a hectic, team-based environment
- Ability to collaborate, influence and establish trust with campus partners. Previous experience building relationships and working with sensitive and confidential information.
- Strong organizational skills; evidence of self-motivation; demonstrated ability to plan, schedule and work both independently and in teams within a service-oriented organization.
- Demonstrated success managing multiple projects and competing priorities while balancing the need for quality with meeting deadlines.
- Advanced degree in HR, Management/Business, Industrial Relations or related field
- Professional certification (CEBS, PHR, SPHR, CCP, SHRM-SCP, etc.)
- Higher education experience
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/2978971
Executive Director – Full-Time Position
Victim Outreach Intervention Center (VOICe) (search being conducted by ANR)
Victim Outreach Intervention Center (VOICe) provides confidential services at no cost to individuals and families who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes. VOICe works within Butler County, Pennsylvania, to bring about social change and to provide survivors with the ability to take control of their lives.
The Executive Director (ED) serves as the Chief Operating Officer of VOICe. ED is responsible for the day-to-day management of the agency. ED is responsible for assisting the Board in formulation of long and short-range goal plans, visioning and funding for the organization. Work is administratively reviewed through conferences, reports, meeting and evaluation by the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
- A minimum of a Master’s degree in social services or related field is required.
- Have verifiable experience in working with victims of violence; victims of domestic violence and sexual assault is preferred.
- Act 33/34 clearances, fingerprinting and I9 documentation are required prior to start date.
- Exemplify strong written and oral communication skills.
- Present professionally in the employment environment, to BOD and agency partners.
- Demonstrated organizational skills
- Be able to lift and carry 25 pounds.
- Possess valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and access to an insured automobile.
- Perform duties in accordance with established policies and procedures, consistent with VOICe’s Mission and Philosophy Statements.
- Integrate justice, autonomy, restoration and safety into all professional services provided by the agency.
- Maintain records and statistics in relation to services provided and in compliance with agency contracts.
- Participate in assigned group(s) and facilitate the achievement of agency, work group and individual goals.
- Provide the agency with information on issues/resources that are seen as survivor insensitive and are in need of education/system advocacy.
- Attend staff meetings, case management meetings, in-service trainings, outside trainings and program meetings, as required.
- Complete VOICe’s comprehensive victim services training program.
- Complete required self-training hours based on contractual requirements.
- Manage the total program and activities of the agency within the framework of policies adopted by the governing Board of Directors.
- Prepare reports for submission to the Board at its regularly scheduled meetings; assist the Executive Committee in preparation of meeting agendas.
- Manage / lead the day-to-day fiscal operations of the program including the preparation of budgets, approval of purchases, invoice and contracted expenses. Oversee financial statements and review for accuracy. Provide all necessary information to the Financial Services Administrator, Board Treasurer, Finance Committee and Board of Directors to insure proper transfer of data.
- Oversee Case Management activities.
- Prepare the annual report for submission to the Board of Directors, to funding sources, and the community.
- Develop relationships with funders, suggest partnership opportunities, cultivate relationships and supervise development of grant proposals.
- Identify and cultivate funding sources within the community.
- Develop (and/or facilitates the development) and administer programming provided by the Agency.
- Develop policy and procedures in cooperation with the Board of Directors and policies and fully implemented across the Agency.
- Manage staff including the hiring, professional development / career advancement and termination of personnel in accordance with established policy and procedure.
- Come prepared to present at all Board of Director meetings and attend committee meetings, as needed.
- Attend, participate and / or delegate agency representation within the local community, as appropriate.
- Perform related work as required by the Board of Directors.
- Cultivate and maintain an engaging and supportive and culture.
Daylight, Monday-Friday hours. Flex schedule and or work from home hours when supporting the team on evening and/or weekends hours!! Travel required. Mileage reimbursement is available at the state set rate!
The salary range is $70,000-$85,000. Depending on experience and education.
VOICe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider
To apply for this position, email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry is seeking an Executive Director to lead our team of passionate clinicians and staff serving the Northern region of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the overall operations at Anchorpoint, including a full range of counseling services for children, adolescents, and their families as well as a tutoring program and a variety of support & educational groups. In partnership with the Clinical Director, the Executive Director will balance their business savvy with their commitment to service to ensure the staff have the resources and support they need to provide outstanding service to Anchorpoint’s clients and the community. This position will maintain accountability to Anchorpoint’s Board of Directors while working both independently and collaboratively with others to ensure the continued growth and success of the organization.
A successful Executive Director will be devoted to their Christian faith, and they will have a desire to live out their faith through service. The Executive Director should be a servant leader, working alongside the staff to continue to grow Anchorpoint’s mission of building hope and promoting healing and learning in the communities we serve. This position will provide strategic and financial leadership to enable Anchorpoint to grow into a stronger organization. The Executive Director will be committed to the integration of spirituality in the counseling relationship and being a witness of the love of Christ regardless of the client’s faith background or experience.
- Ensures that the mission and philosophy of Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry are clearly communicated and reflected in program operations.
- Provides regular supervisory contact to ensure quality clinical programming and maintenance of internal policies and external licensing requirements. Supervises all treatment, education, marketing, and support services.
- Participates in the development of annual goals and manages the attainment of them.
- Provides leadership and direction to staff regarding program planning, development and implementation.
- Oversees the research and development of grant proposals for funding support.
- Participates in the development, monitoring and administration of fiscal budgets.
- Complies with all agency and governmental reporting requirements and ensures that all regulatory standards are met.
- Acts as liaison with external contacts, such as churches, schools, caseworkers, family members, licensing agencies and other providers.
- Manages the supervision and evaluation of the performance of staff; collaborates with other leaders in the organization to oversee personnel actions including hiring, salary increases, corrective action, status changes, etc., in accordance with agency policies.
- Monitors and evaluates training needs of staff, recommends staff for outside training, conducts in-service training and orientation.
- Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local licensing and reporting requirements.
- Continuously reviews and evaluates all service components, standards and needs.
- Records procedures for each program component and continually records changes in services.
- Performs other tasks as assigned.
- Master’s degree from an accredited college or university (or at least 2 years’ experience in non-profit leadership)
- Prior experience in non-profit leadership
- Prior experience with fundraising, grant writing and/or development
- Prior experience managing people/teams
- Active appropriate clearances (or the ability to obtain and maintain clearances) commensurate with Acts 33, 34, and 151 (PA Child Abuse, Criminal History and Child Abuse History clearances)
- Prior experience in the counseling, mental health, or health care industry
- A degree or certification in social services (counseling, mental health, education, ministry, or another related field)
SKILLS & COMPETENCIES
Personal & Interpersonal Skills
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people; builds effective relationships with each staff member on both a professional and personal level
- Listening: Practices attentive, open, and active listening; has the patience to hear people out even when they disagree
- Approachability: Easy to approach and talk to; builds rapport well and is a good listener; puts others at ease by being warm, pleasant, and gracious
- Compassion: Genuinely cares about others; is available and ready to help and demonstrates empathy with the joys and pains of others; encouraging and understanding of individuals’ needs
- Managerial Courage: Provides direct and actionable positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand and addresses people problems quickly and directly.
- Building Effective Teams: Creates strong morale and a feeling of belonging among the Anchorpoint team; fosters open dialogue and sharing of ideas; recognizes individuals and the team as a whole and shows appreciation
- Composure: Able to stay cool under pressure; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected and is a settling influence when times are tough
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly to articulately paint a vision of possibilities for the future; uses broad knowledge of the non-profit/counseling industries to create competitive strategies to grow Anchorpoint’s mission
- Managing Vision and Purpose: Creates bold vision and a sense of core purpose while remaining committed to Anchorpoint’s mission; rallies the staff and community around that vision
- Business Acumen: Understands how a non-profit business operates; knowledgeable about current practices and trends that may impact Anchorpoint; aware of maintaining a realistic budget and costs to support future growth of Anchorpoint’s mission
- Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting the needs of the communities we serve; acts with Anchorpoint’s clients in mind and works to gain and maintain their trust and respect
To apply for this position, email your resume to email@example.com.
Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Anchorpoint does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
NCJW Pittsburgh Section is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. We actively aim to live our values in the workplace, including family-friendly flexibility.
JOB TITLE: Executive Director
REPORTS TO: President and Board of Directors
The Executive Director provides leadership, administration, management, and supervision of NCJW programs and staff to achieve the organization’s mission within its four units of operation: direct service and advocacy programming, Children’s Rooms at the Courthouse, Thriftique Retail Store and MomsWork. The Executive Director exercises independent judgment and decision-making authority as delegated, including administration of the budget, policies and procedures, staff supervision, and fund development. The ED will strengthen external partnerships, and forge new ones, increasing community outreach and engagement in the organization’s work to speak out and stand up for women, children, and families in our region. The ED will ensure that programs align with our mission, advance social change, and support anti-racism and gender equity principles.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising and communications
- Actively engage and energize volunteers, board members, event committees, partner organizations, and funders
- Oversee the management of the full NCJW team (approximately 20 staff) with 5 direct reports. Team is in 3 different locations (plus remote), and includes both exempt and non-exempt, and full and part-time employees
- Prepare annual operating budget and manage effectively within this budget
- Serve as NCJW Pittsburgh Section spokesperson
- Maintain and support a strong Board of Directors and prepare for monthly board meetings
- Develop, implement and manage an integrated annual fundraising plan and stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors and expanding and diversifying donor base/pipeline.
- Develop and oversee execution of all grant proposals
QUALIFICATIONS & WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Excellence in organizational management with the ability to lead a high-performing team, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
- A persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, and a proven track record of building consensus to achieve results
- Strong connections to the Pittsburgh Jewish community
- Bachelors’ degree with a minimum of five years of senior management experience
- History of effective leadership of a non-profit organization
SALARY RANGE: $90,000 – $105,000, commensurate with experience; and a benefits package consistent with other nonprofit organizations similar in size, scope and scale
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: NCJWED2022@gmail.com.
NCJW is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age. Working parents are encouraged to apply.
Fortis Future is a new comprehensive restorative health program serving Veterans, Active Duty Military and First Responders. We provide our cutting edge treatments out of our clinic in Wexford, PA and are seeking a Managing Director to help the Board of Directors operate the non-profit.
The Primary Responsibilities are:
- Run the day-to-day operations of Fortis
- Responsible for executing the strategic growth plan
- Drive fundraising efforts and work with our fundraising consultant to raise $150-$250k annually
- Manage new client recruitment, marketing and outreach
- Develop and nurture a strong relationship with ATP, our in-clinic partner
- Participate in Clinical Meetings with our Clinical Director
- Report to and collaborate with the Board of Directors every 60 days on progress
- This position is primarily remote with routine in-person visits/demos at the clinic
Ideal Characteristics of a Candidate:
- A veteran or former first responder is ideal — but not mandatory
- Passionate about our mission of healing veterans, active duty and first responders
- Experience creating a long term vision and executing strategic plans
- A collaborative mindset who is excellent at working with partners and stakeholders
- Excellent storyteller/communicator who can attract clients/donors to our mission
Reports To: Board of Directors
Application Deadline: Applications Due Thursday 31 March 2022 at 5:00 PM EDT
David D. Moran, President
Tucker Community Foundation
P.O. Box 7
Eglon, WV 26716
Receipt response to your Email address. Follow-on Interviews to be scheduled.
Implements plans to meet the Tucker Foundation’s growth goals and philanthropic objectives and works with the Board of Directors to develop policies for the Tucker Foundation serving North Central West Virginia and Western Maryland. Manages day-to-day operations of the Community Foundation. The current endowment of the Foundation exceeds $45M.
- Works with the Board of Directors to develop policies that create the parameters within which the Community Foundation staff functions. Creates procedures for staff and volunteers to implement. Develops and implements the Community Foundation’s strategic plan. Establishes, prioritizes, and communicates appropriate objectives to staff, the community, Board of Directors, and volunteers to support the Community Foundation’s strategic goals.
- Provides strategic leadership in obtaining community support for the Community Foundation and its initiatives. Actively participates in community activities and consortia to create synergy among the Community Foundation, nonprofits, donors, and community leaders.
- Guides the Board of Directors and committees to carry forward active programs that have ever- increasing impact in the community and interprets the Community Foundation’s potential to the community at-large.
- Performs a variety of public and donor-relations activities, including organizing and participating in Community Foundation events and community awareness initiatives, meeting with current and prospective donors, and consulting with nonprofit organizations on building their Community Foundation-held funds.
- Manages the Community Foundation’s day-to-day activities, operations, and staff. This includes but is not limited to management activities such as recruiting/selecting new employees; directing/coordinating employee activities; assigning/reviewing work and evaluating employee performance; setting compensation within the approved ranges and operating budget; training/developing employees and disciplining/terminating employees as necessary; and administrative tasks to ensure that the Community Foundation is operating efficiently and within its mission.
- Serves as ex officio member of the Board of Directors. Attends standing committee meetings, ensures that committee activities are coordinated, and staff support is provided. Makes sure committees are working toward the goals outlined in the strategic plan.
Education and Experience:
Formal Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Prior Work Experience: Skills and abilities such as those which would normally be acquired through work experience with community foundations, grantsmaking and fundraising organizations, or in a related field.
Communication with Others:
Extensive ability to lead, negotiate, persuade, or present issues to others through the Community Foundation to influence or gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas and actions. Extensive contact with the public providing high levels of customer service to constituents in the community.
Position requires the ability to effectively manage and control the Community Foundation’s budget, to plan for and authorize current and future expenditures, and to accurately communicate financial position to Directors.
Job requires the typical physical demands associated with office work and customer-relations. Ability to travel to and effectively participate in meetings with current and potential donors, civic leaders, representatives from other nonprofit organizations, and the community at large.
The President and Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the day-to-day management of Harvesters, consistent with the organization’s mission and strategic plan. The President/CEO provides leadership to achievement of the organization’s goals, to securing strong community support, and to building the organization’s capability.
- Food Acquisition and Distribution: Provide leadership to all operational areas; oversee strategies and plans for operations, logistics and technology utilization; ensure the development of innovative and effective programs and services to develop partner agencies and meet the needs of the varied counties in Harvesters’ service area.
- Resource Development and Community Engagement: Oversee strategies and plans for all areas of resource development, including food acquisition, fund development, community outreach, volunteer management, community relations and public policy; ensure the development and maintenance of positive and productive relationships with all key constituencies; participate actively in the development of sources for food and funds; educate about hunger issues and advocate for public policy and community involvement to address those issues; build the brand and reputation of Harvesters.
- Governance and Strategic Planning: Provide leadership to the development of strategic plans and multi-year goals and the creation of work plans to achieve them; support the Harvesters’ Board of Directors in the recruitment, selection and development of board members, and in their decision making on critical issues such as strategic plans, budgets, and policy decisions.
- Human Resource Management: Oversee all human resource management activities including recruitment, performance management, development, and policy; establish and maintain a work environment and culture that attracts, motivates, and retains top quality staff; maintain an effective organizational and management structure that provides for succession for senior staff and key positions throughout the organization; lead the staff (currently 160 employees).
- Financial Management: Ensure proper stewardship of the organization’s assets and resources, including budgeting, purchasing, cost analysis, cash flow, internal controls, accounting records and financial reports; provide leadership to ensure the smooth operations of Harvesters’ facilities and programs; direct the development of systems, methods, processes and policies to continuously improve the operation of the organization and achieve its goals and objectives; oversee an annual budget in excess of $22 MM.
The ideal candidate will be a proven leader with relevant experience in people management, operational oversight, strategic planning, and effective fundraising. They will have a track record of successfully setting and meeting aggressive goals. The candidate will be able to serve as the face of the Harvesters brand in the community, demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively with all constituencies in the network. The candidate will be skilled at establishing and maintaining positive relationships, and will be able to navigate political waters and initiate appropriate responses. The candidate will be a recognized leader with the ability to chart a positive path forward in the midst of an uncertain environment, with the vision and energy to take Harvesters to the next level.
A Bachelor’s degree is required and a Master’s degree is preferred. Food bank experience is desirable but not essential. The candidate will demonstrate a commitment to food banking and the mission of feeding people today and ending hunger tomorrow. They will have excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational skills, and be able to lead and work with a diverse group of people.
Harvesters—The Community Food Network is the Kansas City region’s food bank, serving 26 counties in northwestern Missouri and northeastern Kansas. Harvesters acquires, stores and distributes food and household products through a network of more than 760 nonprofit agencies, including emergency food pantries, community kitchens, shelters and others. In FY 2021 Harvesters distributed 76,943,687 pounds of food from its two distribution facilities in Kansas City, Missouri and Topeka, Kansas. Harvesters provides food to as many as 141,500 people each month.
Harvesters brand strength is unprecedented. The organization is financially and operationally strong, and there is a solid executive team and board that work closely together to address issues and formulate policy. In addition to maintaining a four- star Charity Navigator rating for more than a decade, Harvesters was named 2011 Food Bank of the Year. Additionally, Harvesters was the second food bank in the nation to earn AIB International’s superior rating for food safety, and one of the first two food banks inducted into Feeding America’s Advocacy Hall of Fame.
Interested candidates must apply by 3/23/2022.
REPORTS TO: Communitopia Board of Directors
TYPE: 30 hours/week – full-time; exempt
LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA – The Executive Director must reside in the Pittsburgh area and will work remotely
Communitopia is a 501c3 environmental education nonprofit working to provide transformative climate change education that develops today’s climate leaders and advances equitable solutions. Communitopia is currently looking for an Executive Director to lead our team, set strategy, and create a sustainable revenue structure while meeting organizational goals.
As the Executive Director of Communitopia you’ll have the opportunity to lead a growing community of climate change youth activists and K-12 education sector leaders. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management of the organization in accordance with its mission, vision, and strategic plan and reports to the organization’s Board of Directors. This includes playing a leadership role in developing a long-term vision for the organization, supporting Communitopia staff with programming aligned with the strategic plan, overseeing all operational and financial planning, and driving the organization toward lasting, positive results.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Fundraising and Development (60%)
Responsible for all aspects of the fundraising and development activities to support the mission and work of the organization, including, but not limited to:
- Identifying new grant opportunities
- Solidifying existing relationships with current funders
- Overseeing grant proposals, ensuring compliance with the provisions of existing grants and contracts, tracking milestones and preparing interim and final reports to funders on the work performed and outcomes achieved in collaboration with the Director of Education and Youth Educator
Responsible for diversifying Communitopia’s revenue stream to include:
- Developing and expanding an Annual Giving individual and corporate donor program
- Developing and expanding a series of fundraising events
- Developing and expanding a calendar of paid events to secure revenue
- Developing and expanding our library of resources and fee-for-service items
In collaboration with the Financial Advisor, other staff and Board of Directors, prepare a realistic and achievable annual budget and manage Communitopia within that budget.
Organizational Operations and Growth (30%)
- Lead Communitopia programming and initiatives through all stages of conceptualization, planning, budgeting, execution, and reporting.
- Recruit, retain and develop the staff of Communitopia including Youth Educator, Director of Education, Communications Advisor, interns and other employees.
- Actively seek and expand opportunities for partnership, visibility and increased impact of our mission locally and nationally.
External Relations (5%)
- Develop a communications strategy that increases visibility and provides a polished, professional, in-brand experience for stakeholders.
- Adequately represents the organizations’ mission, vision, values, programming and impact through all outreach and communication channels including regularly updating all web-based activity, published marketing materials, regular press releases, newsletters, email outreach and social media.
Organizational Strategy (5%)
- Report regularly to the Board of Directors regarding the progress of the organization and coordinate with the Board on policy initiatives, budgets, financial results, personnel matters and strategic vision.
- Review and update as necessary the Mission, Vision, and Strategic Plan of Communitopia to respond to changes in relevant internal and external demands.
Characteristics of a Successful Candidate
- Passion for Communitopia’s mission and climate change education
- Able to be self-directed with an excellent delegation and collaboration skills
- Excellent time management skills
- Well-versed in the public education system and environmental nonprofit landscape
- Knowledge of and commitment to youth climate action and environmental justice
- An excellent communicator both verbally and written
Experience and Qualifications Required:
- At least 5 years of experience in a relevant field (i.e. education, non-profit leadership, climate education, grant writing/management)
- Experience with grant applications, management, tracking, and reporting
- Experience facilitating events with educators, nonprofit partners, funders, and community members, both virtually and in person
- Able to lead a team around program design, implementation, and communication.
- Experience with leading fundraising events and campaigns
- Ability to seek and establish connections with future partners
Salary and Benefits
Salary Range: $50,000-53,000 (increase in salary conditional upon meeting fundraising goals)
Communitopia Summary of Benefits
Visit Communitopia’s careers page to see the Job Description and apply for this position (https://www.communitopiapgh.org/open-opportunities)
Deer Valley YMCA Family Camp
254 Deer Valley Drive
Fort Hill, PA 15540
SALARY: $75,000-$80,000 on-site housing included
Deer Valley YMCA Family Camp is a 740-acre facility in the Laurel Highlands recreation area of southwestern Pennsylvania located just a few miles from popular regional and national attractions such as Seven Springs and Hidden Valley Ski Resorts; Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob; white water rafting on the Youghiogheny River, the Flight 93 National Memorial; Nemacolin Woodlands Resort; Great Allegheny Passage Rails-to-Trails bike path and several State parks. Deer Valley is a year-round camping facility and retreat center that includes 42 cabins, 3 lodges, 9 wilderness Adirondack-style camping sites, and 6 program buildings, among them a recreation hall and dining hall that overlooks the camp’s 125-acre lake. The camp provides a wide array of activities: youth group programs, waterfront activities, horseback rides, adventure course sessions; craft shop activities, archery and BBs, and other family programs.
The current Executive Director of DV is departing in Spring 2022 following the transition to whoever fills this leadership role. He is currently focused on summer staff hiring and preparations for the upcoming family camping season.
Under the supervision of the Chief Operating Officer, the Executive Director, Deer Valley is responsible for all camping services and functions at Deer Valley Camp. This position plans, directs and supervises all camp programs and staff with a commitment to the YMCA and the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. The position is also responsible for developing and maintaining positive community relations, board development and ensuring proper funding, financial development and accountability for Deer Valley.
Core Competencies Critical to Position:
- Philanthropy – Secures resources and support for all philanthropic endeavors
- Communication – Communicates for influence to attain buy-in and support of goals
- Finance – Institutes sound accounting procedures, investment policies, and financial controls
- Quality Results – Assigns clear accountability and ensures continuous improvement
- Staff Development – Fosters a learning environment embracing diverse abilities and approaches
- Functional Expertise – Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology
1. Design, institute and evaluate camp programs that meet the needs and interests of the camp’s target populations and ensure their delivery in a safe and quality manner. In addition, foster growth of donor/camper participation and involvement:
- Remain current with information on the developmental needs of youth, teens, and families.
- Annually seek and analyze input from youth, alumni, families, and staff regarding the quality, safety and enjoyment of the program and staff.
- Develop and implement crisis and risk management procedures.
- Design and ensure innovative delivery of the program and activities appropriate to the camper population.
2. Oversee the financial management and fund development operations to allow for adequate annual funding to meet short and long-term goals.
- Develop and monitor budget for the camp operations.
- Develop and design long-term fund-raising strategies for the camp program and facilities.
3. Design and implement a marketing plan to increase camper attendance and camp usage.
- Prepare and analyze enrollment trends.
- Develop and implement recruitment and retention strategies.
- Maintain effective outreach to the local community, schools, businesses and governmental agencies to ensure strong community support and presence and usage of the facilities
4. Implement human resource management practices to recruit and retain seasonal and year-round staff.
- Recruit staff based on camper enrollment and program management requirements.
- Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate seasonal and year-round staff.
5. Manage property development and maintenance needs to ensure stewardship of current resources and identification of future needs.
- Conduct annual assessment of property and maintenance needs.
- Prepare annual and long-term property plan.
- Ensure safe and efficient operations of camp and camp facilities.
6. Oversee the daily operation of resident family camp, group retreats, and weekend camping experiences including food service, program, business, camper and staff supervision and health care.
- Oversee the management of the food service area through supervision of Food Service Manager and review of food service program.
- Secure sufficient coverage/plan for implementation of a health care plan for campers.
- Develop and oversee the business management functions of the camp in working with the DV Administrative Assistant to include financial record keeping, office operations, camp store, etc.
- Oversee the systematic approach to data base management for campers, families, alumni, and donors.
- Work collaboratively with internal and external groups to ensure the enhancement of the camp operation.
- Provide spiritual programming; faith-based program is currently multidenominational in the form of Morning Watch during Summer Family Camping Season and Sunday Chapel during weekends.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational and project management skills
- Extensive fiscal management with strong operational performance history and entrepreneurial ideas.
- Ability to motivate staff, volunteers and community in moving the YMCA mission and vision to new heights with a cause driven focus.
- Experience and proven skills in understanding complex problem solving.
- Ability to use computer, business equipment and required software (EXCEL & WORD proficiency required, prior experience with general ledger programs a plus.
- Ability to communicate effectively including written and oral presentations.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, other Association staff and outside community and governmental contacts.
- Adherence to all policies, standards and behaviors consistent with employees of the YMCA. Modeling leadership behaviors consistent with a senior leader.
- Must have flexible schedule inclusive of evenings, weekends, and holidays.
- Position will require district travel and out of state travel.
- Bachelor’s degree in human services, social services, business or equivalent related field required.
- Multi-Team Leader or Organizational Certification required with in first two years of employment.
- At least 5 years leading others as a Team Leader or its equivalent.
- Attend internal/external training opportunities when assigned by supervisor
- YMCA Organizational Leader Certification preferred (must maintain CEC)
Physical Working Conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand; walk on uneven surfaces; sit; handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. The employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level is usually minimal to moderate.
Beginning in 1962 as the William Lintz Sheltered Workshop, Beaver County Rehabilitation Center (BCRC) was the first day program in Beaver County for adults with intellectual disabilities. Today, BCRC serves hundreds and offers a wide range of services to help individuals with intellectual, developmental, psychiatric, and co-occurring disabilities to secure employment, work toward recovery, achieve increased independence, and participate in their communities. Although BCRC has expanded significantly since its inception, the agency remains driven by its mission to provide opportunity for growth and independence.
To provide the opportunity for vocational growth and independence while respecting the dignity and uniqueness of each individual.
To ensure that everyone our agency serves, regardless of the barriers they face, acquires the skills they need to achieve their employment and recovery goals, experience increased independence, and become contributing members of their community.
BCRC offers a broad array of habilitation, employment and mental health services designed to assist everyone who walks through its doors achieve their personal, employment and recovery goals:
- Employment Services: A variety of programs from vocational evaluation to Paid Work Training Experiences, these programs aid individuals in finding a job that’s right for them, appropriate job training, and work experiences that meet individuals where they are.
- Recovery Services: Aurora Psychiatric Rehabilitation is a subdivision of BCRC that helps people with psychiatric needs develop the skills necessary to achieve their goals for recovery.
- Community Services: These programs help individuals develop the skills needed to live successfully in their homes and participate in their communities.
- Youth Services: From a School-to-Work transition program to PETS group services, these programs for youth offer instructional work classes, vocational assessments, community tours, volunteer opportunities, and paid work experiences to help individuals decide what they want to do after graduation.
In addition to the above, BCRC offers robust Autism Services, Work-Ready programs, and is a participant in Agency with Choice.
Additional information about BCRC can be found here – https://www.bcrc.net/
With an operating budget of close to $10 million and more than 150 staff members, BCRC seeks an Executive Director who will provide leadership, foster growth, and uplift the organization. The Executive Director is expected to shape and manage the strategic direction of BCRC by providing leadership and guidance, facilitating change, driving revenue, and directing growth to ensure the day-to-day vitality, stability, and value of the organization’s services. This position works collaboratively with and reports to the Board of Directors.
The Executive Director is expected to be a highly visible leader in the community for the promotion and inclusion of BCRC in the regional human services dialogue. Centering on compassion and empathy for the clients served, the Executive Director will carry out strategies for revenue generation, marketing, regional partnerships, and advocacy. This leader must be decisive and have the ability to motivate and inspire the dedicated staff of BCRC.
The Executive Director is primarily responsible for the following:
Leadership and Organization Management
- Assures BCRC effectively achieves its mission by providing leadership to the team. This includes day-to-day operations, staff supervision, and strategic planning.
- Manages the staff with transparency and respect, creating a workplace that is professional and positive. This includes creating a workplace that is respectful and one where professional growth opportunities are plentiful.
- Uplifts programming to remain relevant, diverse, excellent, and consistent.
- Develops a strategic plan in cooperation with the Board and Staff, which incorporates the assumptions and actions required of the organization for continued success and sustainability; and then, accordingly, establishes and effectively implements the annual operating plans.
- Responsible for communicating strategy and policy to employees so that they are engaged in the organization and understand their critical role to BCRC’s success. Fosters employee alignment with organizational goals.
- Fosters an environment of inclusion for clients by organizing and executing enriching activities on a regular basis.
- Represents BCRC in the community and positively and professionally promotes the organization through speaking engagements, media events, and special events as necessary.
- Builds partnerships with philanthropic foundations, corporate partners, other community organizations, and political and community leaders within BCRC’s service area.
- Initiates and maintains partner relationships for mutual benefit with other health and human services organizations.
- Develops, maintains, and supports a strong Board of Directors; seeks and builds board involvement with strategic direction for ongoing operations.
- Participates in Board recruitment and collaborates with Board leadership to promote governance best practices that support fiduciary responsibilities and strategic goals.
- Develops and tracks metrics which monitor the performance of the organization with respect to the mission and key objectives of the organization.
- Provides leadership in developing program, organizational, and financial plans with the Board of Directors and carries out plans and policies authorized by the Board.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
BCRC seeks a leader with a deep compassion and pride for the work BCRC provides to its community. This position requires a confident, forward-focused leader who has significant history and demonstrated experience in management, strategic planning, and the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders. An experienced nonprofit leader, the successful candidate will be a have deep passion for providing high-quality programs and opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
Demonstrable experience, competencies, and qualifications include:
- Passion for and commitment to BCRC’s mission and vision as well as the community served.
- Educational background aligned with the requirements of the position.
- Substantial and successful experience in senior management within an organization similar in size, scope, and scale of impact.
- Adept at building effective teams and motivating others to achieve more, particularly in complex and dynamic organizations. Working style that is transparent, encouraging, and collaborative.
- Understanding of the compliance and quality expectations of health and human service organizations.
- Evidence of continuously seeking opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing organizational problems and challenges.
- Successful track record with creating and maintaining relationships with funders and community institutions.
- Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate board member relationships.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with strong public speaking ability.
- Commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation.
- Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development, and task facilitation.
- Strong cultural competency with deep experience working with diverse populations.
In the near term, the new Executive Director will continue to deliver outstanding outcomes while successfully addressing the following in the first 6-12 months:
- Develop and execute BCRC’s long-range strategic plan, marketing plan, and budget in support of the organization’s mission and financial goals. Set priorities that are based in data-driven information and process improvement.
- Create an internal culture of collaboration while being visible and trusted in the community.
This position offers a competitive salary in the $155,000 – $165,000 range and a progressive benefits package.
BCRC seeks to recruit candidates for employment that represent our diverse community in race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and ability. Inclusive and equitable in our recruitment and retention practices, we are dedicated to uplifting diverse opinions and backgrounds in order to grow and evolve as a welcoming workplace for all.
How to Apply
BCRC has retained Nonprofit Talent to assist with this important organizational change process. Specific questions related to the position may be emailed to Michelle Pagano Heck, President, at Michelle@NonprofitTalent.com. Please direct all inquiries related to this position to Nonprofit Talent, and do not contact BCRC.
Resume, position-specific cover letter, and salary expectations can be uploaded here:
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5PM on March 14, 2022